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accidentally deleted all the files in /Library/MobileSubstrate/DynamicLibraries via ssh and now i'm stuck in a loop. please help!

fortunately i can still navigate the system with i-funbox

iphone 4 (gsm), 5.1.1

asked 09 Jan '13, 05:03

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edited 09 Jan '13, 05:38

Hold the home and sleep buttons until the Apple logo appears, then hold down the volume up button until the lock screen appears. Open Cydia, search for and uninstall MobileSubstrate (this will also remove all of your tweaks so write down the list of packages it says it'll uninstall). Reinstall it and your tweaks and be careful next time you poke around system directories - or don't look at them at all.


answered 09 Jan '13, 07:10

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kirb ♦

thanks for the reply. unfortunately, my up volume button and my home button dont work at the current moment. is there a software workaround? or is the hardware repair necessary?

(12 Jan '13, 13:26) jayru594 jayru594's gravatar image

With a broken home button, the only other way to fix this (restoring your device in DFU mode) can't be performed, so you'll need to get them repaired.

(12 Jan '13, 13:36) kirb ♦ kirb's gravatar image

Your volume up button and home button are broken? How do you exit apps or increase volume?

(12 Jan '13, 14:00) spockers ♦♦ spockers's gravatar image

activator, lol.

(12 Jan '13, 15:31) jayru594 jayru594's gravatar image
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Asked: 09 Jan '13, 05:03

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